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How to find your true passion and what you want to spend the rest of your life doing?

At some point of his great talk, he says that he meets many different types of people, some of who really love what they're doing and can't see themselves doing anything else, because it's simply who they are, not what they do, my question is that, how do you find that you want to be doing for the rest of your life and can't see yourself doing anything else? Anyone with a previous experience can tell us their story and how they got there, or anyone else still in the process tell us about their strategy and how it works may help us conclude to a result.


Closing Statement from Ahmed Soliman

I think the answer in this question lies in knowing your dominant type of intelligent, there's a theory by Howard Gardner that says there are 7 types of human intelligence, linguistic, mathematical, musical, kinesthetic (bodily), visual, interpersonal and intrapersonal.
There could be many extra types of intelligence, but the answer lies in this idea, figuring out your natural intelligence, improving it, and practicing it.

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  • May 12 2013: I feel the key to answering this question about yourself lies in participating in activities that have great potential for self discovery. No one, besides yourself, can decide what needs to happen next in your own life and until you know yourself completely (who can really say that?), you won't know with 100% certainty either. However, a good teacher can facilitate self discovery. As an outdoor educator, I do this with group experiences, often in adverse and uncertain circumstances and with an effective debrief. Does this model work for everyone? No. It's a model that I've discovered works for me and I find the other people who relate to this model relate-able to me and decided to make a go of it.
    • May 12 2013: So, again, the majority here is going with getting engaged in as many activities as possible in order to figure it out, well, thank you very much for your participation and sharing your experience with your group, I think it could actually work, but problem is how to get to execute that, would you tell me how you got to start finding people to join your experience?

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